Thanksgiving weekend flight down from SFO to John Wayne Airport, CA. It was a beautifully clear and sunny day and I poached shots on takeoff and landing. AVI is a 3 frame/second motion-JPEG. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: time-lapse, flying, plane
For the Balinese collection, go to http://www.archive.org/details/Bali . Two week vacation to the glorious island of Bali, summer 2010. Bali is culturally fascinating -- full of very happy and cooperative people unlike any place I've seen. Here are some interesting tidbits/observances: Bali is an amazing isolated place whose people typically lives communally and is based off of the agriculture of rice. Despite being part of Islamic Indonesia, the vast majority (70%+) of the people are Hindu... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: bali, island, asia, vacation, time-lapse
Fun picture of "The Making Of" Tracey and Hunter's one week documentary of their first AIDS LifeCycle bikeride from San Francisco to Los Angeles for charity to stop and prevent HIV/AIDS! This version was edited by Tracey from footage and images shot by Hunter Brown, Tracey, and Russ Jaquith. There are two main h.264 video files here -- both the same video. You can toggle between SD and HD qualities inside the video player. My Photo Album from the event. You can also see Hunter's... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: AIDS, biking, California, coast, charity, fundraiser, stop motion
mashups, primarily from bootie mashup or played during one of their shows. I started this after hearing the amazing DNA Lounge Live: Bootie SF: Holiday Party (2011-12-10) 6-hour show and found most of the 15 songs I couldn't stop listening to. I've added another 15 songs I've heard from other shows, etc. Much of them are from/feature: A Plus D Divide & Kreate DJ Lobsterdust Titus Jones DJ Tripp etc. ENJOY! favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: bootie, mashups, compilation best of, nelly, bee gees, LMFAO, blur, katy perry, my chemical...
Promotional video I did for great animal rescue charity event " Dance for the Rescues " happening Oct. 9, 2011 See their site for more info and join us! favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: animal rescue, dance, fundraiser
Short video of my 1978 Hondamatic CB400A running, with consolidated instruments and LEDs working. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: cafe racer, CB400A, hondamatic, project bike
After months of work, Russ finally gets his Ninja 600cc working! Hunter, Russ, and I celebrate with an 85-mile day trip during the three day weekend around Mount Diablo, through the legendary Morgan Territory. Ridden over: Oakland, Canyon, Moraga, Lafayette, Walnut Creek, Clayton, Morgan Territory, Danville, San Ramon, and home! favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: decaf, cafe racer, motorcycle, honda, CB400A, harley davidson, sportster, ninja, kawasaki, farms,...
Our great friend, Peter Lavoie, celebrated his 50th birthday at a meditation center in the Santa Cruz mountains. We made this for him! Original music "The Eastern Star Express" from Hunter Lee Brown favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: time-lapse, driving, bay area, santa cruz mountains
Time Lapse from day of 2010 Internet Archive holiday party (at 300 Funston Ave, SF). This is our relatively new and interesting downstairs workspace where we have open work "pods" as well as little niches and couch areas for discussions and collaboration. Fun notes: You can see a large clock with spinning hands in the upper right corner! This is my longest time lapse ever -- over 8 hours recorded! There is model train set in the left area on a table that you *may* be able to see... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topic: time-lapse
Spring bike ride up Mount Diablo. Also see my fun time-lapse film from that day! Video is Motion-JPEG and I replaced the audio. Video shot with Canon SD-300 favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
2012 Transformers Camaro RS V6 Having fun with attempt to test 0-60 mph... Automatic, manual mode, traction control off, paddle shifters [Recorded with two iPhones] favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: camaro, transformers, bumblebee
After a failed attempt to invade Princess Bunnydew 's home base on planet Perth, Lord Montclair has retreated. With help from the Lions of Agora and the Teleprompter Device, Princess Bunnydew of the Conejito Alliance has tracked down Lord Montclair to his palace in the sky. We begin with Lord Montclair on the run after Princess Bunnydew has just drank a can of whoop@ss . . . The highest quality version is a 640x480 pixel, 30fps motion-JPEG AVI . Filmed using a canon SD-300 teeny still camera.... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: lightsaber, saga, Conejito Alliance, drake saga
Time-lapse recording of drive from Lafayette, CA to Internet Archive in the Presidio, San Francisco, CA. About 6500 JPEGs were shot continuously at 2.4fps using the small (but mighty!) Canon SD-300 (and a tripod). I sampled 1000 images at equal intervals and created this motion-JPEG at 10fps using Cygwin mencoder. The "Motion JPEG" file is 640x480, 10fps. Expensive professional camera rig 8-): favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: time-lapse, driving
deleting files in hfs+ file systems, sigh... OK, so I was on the command line and hit "prior command" and too quickly accidentally deleted a critical video i really wanted!! so i had to try to recover the video frames from either my SD card or my laptop HD. i learned a lot -- how to "dd" both disk images, try sleuthkit/autopsy, some other recovery tools. for various reasons, nothing could find or restore the deleted video. so then i got insane. i learned more about... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Tracey and Hunter were Training Ride Leaders for AIDS LifeCycle 2009. We learned a lot about what it takes to be a TRL. We share what we've learned with you. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: biking, AIDS LifeCycle
Preview of how Hunter and I plan to collaborate! Audio track is new music used with permission from Hunter Lee Brown . It is his latest piece titled "My Father Didn't Know John Adams" (John Adams, a local Berkeley "minimalist" composer has a piece called "My Father Knew Charles Ives" 8-) ) This is zooming in from the house on a friday night shoot (our view isn't quite this good with the naked eye!) It is a span of about 48 minutes compressed into 19 seconds (~150x... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: time-lapse, san francisco, san francisco bay, bay
Star Wars re - remastered! What is wrong with this picture? (top is 2004 DVD; bottom is 1977 version DVD) (hints: added flying object; dewback; are those *roman soldiers*?!) Here's the problem: - you love Star Wars - you like high quality restored video and audio - you are a purist and didn't like the added computer graphics (CG) junk to the 2004 DVD box set version - you want the cleaned up video and audio, but without the baggage of those changes! (See the changes in the film side-by-side in... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: star wars, remaster
. Please relax and enjoy the rest of our items. This is the Internet Archive staircase in all of its otherwise uninteresting glory. yay! we can support all sorts of characters now, like "hello hello" in Thai: สวัสด สวัสด lá lá éléphant réfrigérator éléctrical testing new rack top page i will update this with an exciting staircase video of our new office oh joy ;-) favoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topic: test
fun with 2016 first presidential debate using NBC source, KNTV_20160927_010000_NBC_News_Special_2016_Presidential_Debate_1 inspiration was to just make a very HQ/HD animated GIF, then pulled audio snippets from the most tweeted clips from https://archive.org/tv to merge into a nice HD, 6 fps overall video. Enjoy! Topics: debate, presidential debates, donald trump, hillary clinton, election
I picked some of my favorite photos of Hunter from our first decade (!) together 8-) and merged them into this nice blended video for Valentine's Day 2016 Topics: valentine's day, image blending, collage
Parker, Stu, Kevin and me (Tracey -- holding the camera) walk from work towards the Golden Gate on a brilliantly sunny spring day in San Francisco. Motion JPEG is 640x480 at 20 frames/sec. Music excerpt from "Casino" by Tykwer, Klimek, and Heil (from the "Run Lola Run" soundtrack). Topics: time lapse, golden gate
How better to spend an early summer weather day than to bike up a 4000 foot mountain and enjoy the spring flowers? Also see my video from that day! We biked out my apartment door and halfway up the mountain to "Artists Point". The "Motion JPEG" avi file is a 12 frame-per-second motion-JPEG video with audio. I used my Canon SD-300 camera for all the images, most of which were put together sped up (a "time-lapse"). I edited it up with some custom geek scripts to... Topics: biking, time-lapse
some fun with new ffmpeg filtergraph features. I had wanted to make a fully lit (eg: sunny) video be more like a dimly lit and blurry video -- using just filtergraph time shifts and blends. My plan/hope was to make areas of motion blur, and make areas that remained the same seem untouched. it worked! 8-) Original source was a shot of WWDC 2013 taken by Hunter Lee Brown. Script/source code is below. The gist of the code is to fidget the source to 10 seconds in, slightly smaller, and rotated 90... Topics: ffmpeg, filtergraph, filterchain, blur, experimental video
A "Blurry Trip Down Market Street" in 1905 Source from Rick Prelinger's A Trip Down Market Street Before the Fire (1905) See my original test video for how this technique was done, using ffmpeg and filtergraph techniques. Topics: blur, experimental video, market st, san francisco, 1905, prelinger, ffmpeg, filtergraph
short time lapse of Cape Cod marsh with clouds moving over the waters. I used a digital Elph camera in timelapse mode which produced a 640x480 15fps AVI. I sped that up by 4x to 60fps using mencoder to make it more dramatic. Real clock time during the shoot was about 30 minutes. Topics: time lapse, cape cod, marsh
HD time-lapse recording of a sunset over a marsh on Cape Cod. It consists of 5,749 JPEG still frames, shot with iPhone at 1920x1080 pixels, every 4 seconds. It was approximately 4:45am-11:am. I sped up the frames to a 30fps AVI then used iMovie to change speeds for three main sections: 1st section (start to 2nd "lens flare" of sunrise) four times speedup 2nd section (after the lens flares) eight times speedup 3rd section (variable speed, but mostly 1/2 times slowed down, with zooming... Topics: sunrise, cape cod, time-lapse, marsh, HD
My 1978 honda "hondamatic" CB400A cafe racer modified bike project. The "A" is for automatic (a clutch-less 2 speed "low" and "high" geared bike), so I named her "decaf". My first/primary goal is to remove the ridiculously large/lame instrument section into a single smaller combined speedo/odometer/"idiot lights" chrome single instrument, and relocate the key/ignition. For me, this is kinda ambitious! But fun to learn and customize... Topics: cafe racer, motorcycle, honda, project bike, hondamatic, CB400A
The front brake of my 1978 Honda CB400A (baby cafe racer -- AKA "decaf") went almost dead. Here, we fix it in about 30 minutes -- my first time doing more than just an oil change or electronic reworkings! 8-) We assume somehow my brake fluid has deteriorated/aged from viscous fluid to closer to water (this naturally happens over time) and/or somehow has taken in air (which will sack your brakes entirely). We open my brake master cylinder, inspect, flush clean brake fluid through... Topics: decaf, 1978 honda, hondamatic, CB400A, project bike, brake job, brake bleed, front brake,...
I'm about to sell, with some sadness, my 1978 Honda CB400A "Hondamatic" motorcycle. I have one last problem with it -- that's been baffling me for over a year. When I consolidated the speedometer and "idiot lights" to a svelte new cafe racer style chrome LED-based single instrument, I found that its neutral light was always on , no matter what gear. So I finally figured out a clever (if I may say so) way through research to use the "proverbial $7 part" from... Topics: decaf, 1978 honda, hondamatic, CB400A, project bike, motorcycle, cafe racer, relay switch,...
If you've never changed your motorcycle's oil, it's surprisingly easy! I step through my bike on my 2nd oil change since buying it. Topics: decaf, 1978 honda, hondamatic, CB400A, project bike, oil change, motorcycle, cafe racer
Having some fun in twisty turns in canyons in the hills near our house, with my 1978 Honda CB400a. Hunter and I were riding together -- this is footage from his helmet cam. I had just learned about 2 excellent turn techniques: (1) lift your butt up off the seat when you move into place towards hanging more off the side of the bike (instead of sliding across the seat) (2) move your head, arms, and shoulder far to the left or right of the windscreen/headlight area -- pretend like you can't see... Topics: decaf, 1978 honda, hondamatic, CB400A
A reformat of The Drake Saga1 short lightsaber video redone into ASCII art! There's even an HD/SD toggle in the video player for 4x more/less characters 8-) Still image from the video How to Here's how I did it (this is a bash script): set -x; SRC=http://archive.org/download/drake_saga1/drake_saga1.avi; FPS=30; HD=0; mkdir -p ~/_/aa-sd/; mkdir -p ~/_/aa/; if [ "$HD" == "1" ]; then cd ~/_/aa/; HT=136; PG="2500x2136" CROP="-crop 0x93% +repage" # sure... Topics: ascii art, lightsabers
Friend Gary on and off the Green Screen My friend, Gary, social-media-ed a picture of him yucking it up in front of a green screen at a job site. Needless to say, couldn't resist posting many funny pictures of places and times that Gary "was" 8-) Topics: greenscreen, gary, gary paolini, photo editing